Flex Fence® Splice Plate Kit
Combine two rails of Flex Fence® with a splice plate kit. It holds each end of the fence securely and installs in just minutes. The beautiful powder-coated finish matches any color of Flex Fence® so they disappear into the rail!
Compatibility: Flex Fence®
- Item Description
Combine two rails of Flex Fence® with a splice plate kit. This one-of-a-kind splice plate holds each end of the fence securely and tightly without fear of slipping out and installs in just minutes! Constructed from heavy-duty galvanized steel, it's then powder-coated white, black, or brown to ensure a long-lasting beautiful finish that matches the color of your Flex Fence® so they disappear into the rail. All of the splice plate's edges are rounded to ensure your horse will not be injured if it comes in contact with it.
How to Splice a Flex Fence® Rail – Splice Plate Kit Installation
- Decide where you need to splice your fence. (*Your splice should be between two posts and not directly next to either one, so the fence can be tightened afterward.)
- Take each end of the fence rail that is to be spliced, select one side and fold it over, making sure the rail has a curved bend (not folded flat) and keeping sides parallel.
- Measure back 1" and mark a spot on the fence rail.
- With the aid of a T-square, draw a line on the fence and cut the excess off at this mark. (*You will need high-tensile wire cutters to cut through the wire.)
- If your fence rails are already in their brackets, make sure your bends are opposite of each other. With that in mind – fold the other side over (keeping it parallel), measure back 1" from the bend, and cut the excess off.
- Fit each end into the splice plate and bend ends closed. (*Make sure the fold is rounded and not pinched tight; do not hammer.)
- Put the bolts with the washers through the slotted plate. (*The plate with the two fence rail openings.)
- Put the backing plate on using the supplied bolts, washers, and acorn nuts, then screw-down until it's finger-tight. (*Important: You must use a washer on the bolt side, then put the bolts through the plate. Put another washer on the bolts before you put the acorn nuts in place. You will use a total of 2 bolts, 4 washers, and 2 acorn nuts to put the full splice plate kit together.)
- Make sure your splice is to your liking and both sides are parallel, then tighten the acorn nuts onto the bolts with ½" wrench and 9/16" ratchet or wrench.
- Your splice plate kit installation is complete!
Flex Fence® Splice Plate Compatibility:
- 4" Splice Plate Kits = Per4mance Flex Fence® & 425 Flex Fence®
- 5" Splice Plate Kits = 525 Plus Flex Fence®
- - "You have no idea how much I appreciate the fast shipping. With all the rain after the hurricane, it has just now finally dried up enough to re-set/re-level the fence posts. I realized last weekend that the bin my spare fence parts was in had also accumulated water during the storm and the metal parts were not salvageable. I believe with the splicers, we may be able to finally complete the fence repairs this weekend ahead of the rain." - Lori, FL- "I have used the splice buckles and the wire link method in the past. After using this splice plate, I won't go back to the others. This was much easier and doesn't break up the fence line."
Colors: White, Black, or Brown
Material: Heavy-Duty Galvanized Steel
Sizes: 4" or 5"
- 1, Sloted Plate
- 1, Backing Plate
- 2, 1½" Zinc Bolts
- 2, Acorn Nuts
- 4, Zinc Washers
Tool Compatibility: High-Tensile Wire Cutters
Shipping: This item ships via UPS or USPS.
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